Polar Heritage

Antarctica and the Arctic contain historic sites and monuments and scattered cultural heritage from exploration, science, and military and commercial activity. The Arctic has the important tangible and intangible cultural heritage of the peoples of the north.

The ICOMOS International Polar Heritage Committee

The International Polar Heritage Committee (IPHC) is an international scientific committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites /Conseil International des Monuments et des Sites (ICOMOS). The IPHC focuses on the conservation and protection of Arctic and Antarctic heritage. The IPHC's website: WWW.IPHC